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Course MD602

Media Installation (2 Blocks)

Prof. Fetzner, B.Dudzik

Move/Enter/Listen ;-)

Tue 10:30 in C3 122


DEADLINE: May 26th Final Presentation with German students

COURSE OUTLINE

Media installations are no longer experimental set ups in artistic contexts but important factors in commercial contexts like trade fairs, show rooms etc. Concepts of tangible interfaces and ubiquitous computing are getting crucial channels in corporate communications.


Yery Nervous System, David Rockeby

During the seminar we develop small interactive devices which will be used and evaluated in the parallel course Interaction Design.

LEARNING OUTCOME, COMPETENCES

The class will work on installation projects in order to get an understanding about the complexity and challenges of this field. Tools will be introduced to develop concepts and solutions for setting up site specific and appropriate media implementations. The main programming language will be Max/MSP/Jitter


SYLLABUS

session topic assignment infos
1 m/m/j - Introduction (Live audio processing) -
2 m/m/j Video processing Interactive Videofilter
3 m/m/j Using input devices I Models and Elements of Interaction Design
4 m/m/j Using input devices II Concept presentation
5 m/m/j Using input devices III x
6 m/m/j - Control structures and persistence x
7 m/m/j - Conception and Structure Creation of a structured master-patch
8 Final Presentation

GROUPS

Group 1 Perihane Ahmad, Omar Gaafar - Automata

Group 2 Christine Ramez, Menna Mostafa, Nora Kahil - Transforming Mirrors

Group 3 Rana Mansour, Aisha, Nahla Hesham Boshra - Elements of Interaction Design

Group 4 Mostafa Emad, Salma Abd El-Baki - Navigable Structures

Group 5 Sherif Bishara, Ehab Medhat - Elements of Interaction Design

Group 6 Yasmin Kandil, Engy Allam, Salma El Alfy - Elements of Interaction Design

Group 7 Yasmin Shehab, Ghada Fikri, Mahmoud Kamel -The Invention of Media


GROUP MEETINGS

TUESDAY 27/4

10:30 - 11:15 : Group 6 (Yasmin , Engy & Salma )
11:15 - 12:00 : Group 3 ( Nahla , Aisha & Rana )
12:30 - 13:15 : Group 2 ( Christine , Menna & Nora )
13:15 - 14:00 : Group 1 (Perihane & Omar )

MONDAY 3/5

10:30 - 11:15 : Group 3 ( Nahla , Aisha & Rana )
11:15 - 12:00 : Group 7 ( Yasmin , Ghada & Mahmoud )
12:30 - 13:15 : Group 5 ( Sherif & Ehab )

TUESDAY 4/5

10:30 - 11:15 : Group 6 (Yasmin , Engy & Salma )
11:15 - 12:00 : Group 4 ( Mostafa & Salma )
12:30 - 13:15 : Group 2 ( Christine , Menna & Nora )
13:15 - 14:00 : Group 1 (Perihane & Omar )

MONDAY 10/5

10:30 - 11:15 : Group 3 ( Nahla , Aisha & Rana )
11:15 - 12:00 : Group 7 ( Yasmin , Ghada & Mahmoud )
12:30 - 13:15 : Group 5 ( Sherif & Ehab )

TUESDAY 11/5

10:30 - 11:15 : Group 6 (Yasmin , Engy & Salma )
11:15 - 12:00 : Group 4 ( Mostafa & Salma )
12:30 - 13:15 : Group 2 ( Christine , Menna & Nora )
13:15 - 14:00 : Group 1 (Perihane & Omar )
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REFERENCE

  • Dan Saffer, The Elements of Interaction Design, UXmatters, 2006
  • David Rockeby, Transforming Mirrors, 1996
  • Steve Dixon, Digital Performance, MIT Press 2007
  • Erin Manning, Relationscapes, MIT Press 2009
  • Siegfried Zielinski, Deep Time of the Media, MIT Press 2006
  • W. J. T. Mitchell, Critical Terms for Media Studies, University of Chicago 2010